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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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The Critics of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
Henry Hazlitt confronted the rise of Keynesianism in his day and put together an intellectual arsenal: the most brilliant economists of the time showing what is wrong with the system.

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Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory, a reconstruction of many aspects of that theory, a rigorous criticism of alternative schools, and an inspiring look at a science of liberty that concerns nearly everything and should concern everyone.

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Dissent on Keynes: A Critical Appraisal of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
The purpose of this provocative collection of papers is to begin the expulsion, once and for all, of John Maynard Keynes from the halls of government, the classrooms of academia, and the boardrooms of big business.

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The Theory of Economic Policy in English Classical Political Economy

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Based on lectures on Theories of Economic Policy, which Robbins delivered at the London School of Economics in 1939.

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Macro-Economic Thinking and the Market Economy

BooksDecember 7, 2007
Lachmann evaluates some of the more sophisticated ideas criticizing the market economy.

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The Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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The Development of Economics

BooksSeptember 16, 2007
Scott groups the topics to be studied around the development of the Classical Political Economy of England by considering first, the background of that development in the economic life and thought of the preceding period; second, the development of the Classical Political Economy itself; third, its...

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Power and Market: Government and the Economy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
What can government do to enhance social and economic well being? Nothing, says Murray N. Rothbard. Power and Market is the ultimate manual for completely de-mystifying the myth of the state.

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Economic Controversies

BooksMarch 18, 2011
After Murray Rothbard finished his theoretical magnum opus — Man, Economy, and State — he turned his attention away from pure positive theory toward dealing with the opposition to Austrian theory. The result was a long series of fantastic scholarly articles taking on every error of the...

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Nassau William Senior

Selected Writings on Economics

BooksJanuary 13, 2010
The science of Political Economy is, at present, in that state of imperfect development, which, though most attractive to the student who has made some proficiency, throws the greatest difficulty in the way of a beginner, and, consequently, of a teacher, and offers the fairest scope to the...

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The Theory of Economic Development in the History of Economic Thought

BooksOctober 6, 2010
Based on the 1966 Chichele lectures, Robbins's book concentrates on the history of the main propositions of the theory of development·as they apply to a closed economy...

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Common Sense Economics

BooksJanuary 28, 2010
Hahn offers a fantastic refutation of Keynesian macroeconomics, and also a systematic presentation of the Austrian theory of the business cycle.

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The Development of Economic Doctrine: An Introductory Survey

BooksAugust 25, 2009
This treatise alone is enough to establish what is sometimes disputed today: the Austrians were squarely in the mainstream of economic thought before the Keynesian revolution when fallacy triumphed over truth.

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Secession, State, and Liberty

BooksJune 30, 1998
The essays in Secession, State & Liberty argue that the political impulse to secede—to attempt to separate from central government control—is a vital part of the Lockean classical-liberal tradition, one that emerges when national governments become too big and too ambitious. Unlike...

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Interventionism: An Economic Analysis

BooksJuly 20, 2005
In 1940, Mises foresaw a world trapped between fully planned economies and fully free markets.

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Society

BooksJune 16, 2009
Hoff demonstrates why calculation is impossible in a socialist economy and concludes that it is impossible to have a non-market economy, because how do you establish prices.

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A Humane Economy

BooksJune 15, 2009
You cannot separate economic principles from human behavior.

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The Economics of Liberty

BooksAugust 30, 2008
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.

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